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Born in New York City, New York, USA
Died in Fresno, California, USA  (undisclosed)

Mini Bio (1)

Ernestine Gilbreth Carey was born in 1908 in New York City and graduated as an English major from Smith College. In 1930, soon after graduation, she began fourteen years of New York City department store buying and management. Meanwhile, she married and had two children. A writer and lecturer, she has authored and coauthored seven books, including Belles on Their Toes (with Frank Gilbreth Jr.), Jumping jupiter, Rings Around Us, and Giddy Moment. In 1950 she was co-recipient (with her brother) of the French International Humor Award for Cheaper by the Dozen.

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Family (1)

Spouse Charles E. Carey (1930 - 1986)  (his death)  (2 children)

Trivia (5)

Is the 3rd child born to Frank and Lillian Gilbreth. Her older sister Mary passed away in 1912.
With the death of Ernestine Gilbreth Carey in November 2006, and the death of her brother Daniel Bunker "Dan" Gilbreth in June of that year, there were only two Gilbreth siblings left from the original set of twelve children, Frederick M. "Fred" Gilbreth and Robert M. "Bob" Gilbreth.
The third oldest in her family, she had survived nine of her siblings when she died at the age of 98.
Children: Charles E. Carey and Lillian Carey Barley. Six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren at the time of her death.

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